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From: Deedra Waters <dmwaters@g.o>
Subject: Re: 2004.2 problem
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 21:33:49 -0700 (PDT)
This won't help you solve your problem much, but i can tell you that
speakup's software speech won't work on the livecd. Currently the livecd
only supports the hardware synths, and doesn't support the internal
decktalk because it requires a seperate program. I just wanted to
clarify this for you. Hopefully one of the releng folks can help you
sort this.


On Thu, 2 Sep 2004, Whitley CTR Cecil H wrote:

> Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2004 00:22:24 -0400
> From: Whitley CTR Cecil H <WhitleyCH.ctr@...>
> Reply-To: gentoo-accessibility@g.o
> To: "'gentoo-accessibility@g.o'"
>     <gentoo-accessibility@g.o>
> Subject: [gentoo-accessibility] 2004.2 problem
>
> Hi,
> I brought my external dectalk express home tonight to install 2004.2 on my
> home system.  I ran into a real problem, and I don't know what would be
> really important in a bug report.
> I have an Asus p4c800-e deluxe motherboard with p4 3.4 and an s-ata hd.  I
> also have an USB 2.0 external IDE drive bay with an ata-100 hd which shows
> up as /dev/sda.  All went well, booted with speech, mounted drives, etc.
> Only problem, the onboard Intel CSA Gig-e network adapter wasn't fully
> configured.  When I ran net-setup the machine locked with no speech.
> On-screen msg was
> disabling interupt 17
> n interrupt not disabled
> Or something similar (working with a 13 year old).
>
> I searched gentoo bugs for csa (no joy) and p4c800-e deluxe (joy, but only
> for pnpbios).
>
> It should be noted that I used the command line
> smp speakup_synth=dectlk
> So the smp enabled 2.6 kernel was loaded.  Prior boot I had used
> gentoo speakup_synth=dectlk
> But the 2.4 kernel did not fully recognize/drive the onboard sound.  Since I
> was hoping to get software speech up and running the soundcard support is
> critical.  Also, the smp support for hyperthreading is a "nice to have". is
> the driverr version listed is 5.x.x and the Asus site has an Intel 7.0.x
> driver for linux for the CSA adapter.  It also has an ALSA 0.9.6 soundmax
> driver.  The CSA driver is listed for RH 7.3, 8, 9 and SUSE 9.0, I assume
> this is all 2.4.x kernels?  I don't want to post a bug without fully vetting
> the problem since I assume that since there is at least one posted/fixed bug
> for the p4c800-e deluxe that someone else is using this board with no
> problem now.  The only question that is left is are they using the onboard
> ethernet, and if so, is this a problem specific to having speakup or
> optionally the serial port active?  Guidance please?  What can I do to
> provide the most helpfull bug report with the most accurate problem
> description I can come up with?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Cecil Whitley
>
> P.s.  Since I have the universal CD, should I try patching the
> gentoo-dev-sources kernel with the driver from the Asus site?  I presume
> that I can get all of this built without networking, if my reading of the
> install.txt is correct?
>
> Now, what I have noticed
>

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Deedra Waters - Gentoo developer relations, accessibility and infrastructure -
dmwaters@g.o
Gentoo linux: http://www.gentoo.org


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